Joker (2019) Review

Watch this as soon as you can… This film is the masterpiece most critics, who have seen it so far, have described. Wow. Joker really lives up to the hype. With strong writing, a forlorn score, precise cinematography and an outstanding performance from Joaquin Phoenix, this is film people will be talking about for years […]

Retrospective Reviews: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition (2016)

Watch this as soon as you can… Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Batman, Bob Kane’s pop culture icon, could not be done properly without watching a few of the films. So many great Batman films have come out: The Dark Knight and Batman (1989) to name a couple of the best. Batman v Superman: Dawn […]

The Kitchen (2019) Review

Wait until you can stream it… This should work, but it does not. The Kitchen is extremely well-cast, the source material is lauded, and the writer-director was involved with Straight Outta Compton, a highlight of the 2010s. Sadly, it does not. Whilst it does have its moments, one’s overall enjoyment of the film is ruined […]

Mythology and Superheroes

Many comparisons have been made between superheroes and figures from ancient mythology. Superman can be compared to Hercules, The Flash to Hermes. Batman could be a modern Hades, or a modern Odysseus, depending on who you ask. Within superhero films and comics themselves, these comparisons become more obvious when mythological figures are actually introduced into […]